This archetypal bag was named after Jane Birkin, 80’s supermodel, actress and long term girlfriend of Serge Gainsbourg, legendary french artist and musician. one day she was traveling to Paris from London. Ignorant about he co-passenger’s identity, she started complaining about her handbag to him, who was actually Jean-Louis Dumas, Chief Executive of Hermès. She even shared about her requirements with him that how she wanted a leather bag that should be spacey and simple but would fit her style as well. Taking her requirements seriously, an accidental bag was created which went onto become the decade’s must-have and is still maintaining the popularity even in 21st century.
Today, Hollywood top celebs are seen carrying this bag, including Victoria Beckham (probably the biggest fan of this duffel. Other celebs, who adore this carry-on include Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Rachel Zoe, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Bethenny Frankel and Olivia Palermo to name a few.
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